Entries from January 2008

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

So . . . C . . . C . . . C . . . Cold (Ovid, Tristia 3.10.19-34)

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Pellibus et sutis arcent mala frigora bracis, oraque de toto corpore sola patent. Saepe sonant moti glacie pendente capilli, et nitet inducto candida barba gelu; nudaque consistunt, formam seruantia testae, uina, nec hausta meri, sed data frusta bibunt. Quid loquar, ut uincti concrescant frigore riui, deque lacu fragiles […]

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

A cleanser of the teeth (Apuleius, Apology 6)

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Calpurniane, salue properis uersibus. Misi, ut petisti, tibi munditias dentium, nitelas oris ex Arabicis frugibus, tenuem, candificum, nobilem puluisculum, complanatorem tumidulae gingiuulae, conuerritorem pridianae reliquiae, ne qua uisatur taetra labes sordium, restrictis forte si labellis riseris. Subscribe with